VENTURA COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE 2-ACRE SIMI VALLEY BRUSH FIRE
Ventura County firefighters were leading a battle against a brush fire at Rocky Peak Fire Road Sunday in the Simi Valley area, fire officials said.The vegetation fire was reported at about 1:28 p.m. Sunday and the forward progress of the fire has been halted with assistance from Ventura County, Los Angeles County and L.
CENTRIST MACRON, FAR-RIGHT LE PEN IN BATTLE TO LEAD FRANCE
PARIS >> Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political landscape and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union.French politicians on the left and right immediately urged voters to block Le Pen's path to power in the May 7 runoff, saying her virulently nationalist anti-EU and anti-immigration politics would spell disaster for France.
COACHELLA 2017: THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WEEKEND 1 AND WEEKEND 2
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is heading into the home stretch of its second weekend and one of the biggest questions I get every year is what are the differences between the two weekends. Here's the 2017 version:The temperatureIt's the most obvious difference, but
FIREFIGHTERS KNOCK DOWN FIRE AT RESEDA CONDOMINIUM BUILDING
RESEDA >> Firefighters needed 14 minutes to knock down a fire inside a condominium building in Reseda Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.The fire at a two-story condo at 19211 Haynes St. in Reseda was reported at 3:48 p.m., fire department spokesman Brian Humphrey said.The department dispatched 43 firefighters to the scene and extinguished the fire, Humphrey said.
GAS TAX BILL -- DESIGNED TO FIX CALIFORNIA'S ROADS -- COULD LEAD TO MORE SMOG
For Southern California's clean air and public health advocates, it must have felt as though their ability to clear skies of harmful air pollution in the nation's smoggiest air basin had suddenly disappeared in a cloud of diesel soot.When it was passed earlier this month, the state's landmark legislation to hike vehicle fuel taxes to raise billions of dollars to repair and improve California freeways, roads, bridges and other transportation facilities included wording limiting the ability of regulators to crack down on big-rig trucks, Southern California's greatest source of smog-forming emissions.
LAWMAKERS WEIGH OPTIONS TO FIX TROUBLED DENTAL PROGRAM
California lawmakers are considering several bills to improve and expand access to Denti-Cal, the state's troubled dental program for low-income people - including ones that would draw from the state's new tobacco tax to boost dentists' pay.Assembly Bill 753, introduced by Assemblywoman Anna Caballero (D-Salinas), would direct money from the state's new tobacco tax to broaden access to Denti-Cal, which for years has been faulted in state and federal reports.
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Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Originally a Spanish ranch where lima beans were grown, Beverly Hills was incorporated in 1914 by a group of investors who had failed to find oil, but found water instead and eventually decided to develop it into a town. By 2013, its population had grown to 34,658. Sometimes referred to as "90210", one of its primary ZIP codes, it was home to many actors and celebrities throughout the 20th century. The city includes the Rodeo Drive shopping district and the Beverly Hills Oil Field.
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